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PMI Scheduling Conference 2017

29 March 2017, 9am - 5pm ET (Doors open at 8:30AM ET) | Online

New technologies, hybrid projects, the launch of a PMO—when the environment is constantly changing, how do you craft a schedule (or multiple schedules) for project success? Discover timely answers here—and only here—at the PMI Scheduling Conference 2017, exclusively for PMI members.

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RapidStartPMO - A New Approach to Delivering Strategy and Driving Enterprise Transformation

by Philip Diab
January 10, 2017 | 61:59 | Views: 1,553 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.72 / 7

The initial stages of PMO setup are critical and when practitioners focus too much on the philosophical aspects of the task at hand, executives grow impatient and the organization becomes frustrated by the lack of progress. With these high stakes PMO leaders must create a pragmatic approach that allows them to quickly ramp up capabilities and deliver value to the organization as early as possible.

Organization Agility 2016: A Transformation Path to the Strategic and Agile PPMO

by Sarah Nunez
September 14, 2016 | 61:08 | Views: 455 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.47 / 7

Changes in today’s market place, technology, digital business, new regulations and people expectations (just to name a few)— are all challenging the way we do business. They have created an accelerated environment where we need to be more strategic and agile in order to deliver with excellence. During this session, learn the characteristics of the Agile and High Performing PMO and a transformation approach to support the business.

Getting Project Risk Management Right

by Mario Trentim, PMP, PMI-RMP, PfMP
September 06, 2016 | 53:59 | Views: 3,542 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.46 / 7

Identifying risks that are not related to the project is a common mistake, leading to incorrect analysis and poor responses. The end result is that risk management is frequently adding more waste and inefficiency instead of helping to increase project success rates.

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Save Time With Tools + Templates

Manpower/Resource Mobilization-Demobilization Schedule

by Anas Khan

After calculating the resources required (with the help of company productivity norms and with the time available), this schedule will help project stakeholders have a clear idea about the current and future manpower requirements for any given construction project.

Work Stream Tracking Template

by Stephane Parent

Large projects often require tracking by work streams. Work streams are the progressive completion of tasks by a specific group or project team. For example, the work streams for a manufacturing facility may include engineering, drafting, procurement, fabrication, quality control and shipping.

Leadership and Communication


Communication and leadership go hand in hand. You will fail as a project manager if you cannot communicate your intentions and the progress of your project to team members and executive management on a regular basis. This presentation will help you take the reins of your project by teaching you the fundamentals of communication.

Project Archive Checklist

PREMIUM checklist

This checklist helps you with the ins and outs of archiving your project for posterity.

Learn From Others

The Project Chief

by Kenneth Darter, PMP

Whether or not “project chief” is an official title, almost every organization will have one. There are many elements that go into being a good project chief who can impact the entire organization.

Moving Talent Acquisition to the PMO

by Rick Huff

Should business leadership move hiring and recruitment into the project management organization? Based on the similarities found between his talent acquisition experience and current training, this author says yes—and shares the potential benefits.

Managing Project Changes

by Mike Donoghue

There will always be instances in a project where something gets missed, a new feature is identified or some kind of customization needs to occur. When a successful PMO gets involved, there is an opportunity where a change-control process can take charge of requests.

The Importance of Tracking in Planning

by Khaled Istanbouli

To enhance our dedicated project plan (and to make sure everything stays on track), it’s important to have a tracking sheet to arrange, maintain and follow up on any project milestone to guarantee success.

Note to PMOs: Own Your Organization's CRM System

by Robert Bulger

If you think about it from a project management or PMO perspective, the project setup starts with customer relationship management and the first entry a salesperson or account manager makes. It’s time for PMOs to start absorbing the CRM practices of their organizations.

On Program Management: The End of the PMO

by Eric S. Norman

Let’s face it: In the project/program/portfolio management world, delivering real value seems to be the most elusive aspect of any PMO. And because of this, the PMO seems to be one of the first places organizational leaders look to “right-size” or “optimize,” reducing the impact and potential value PMOs might generate for their organizations.

The Thorny Subject of PMO Metrics

by Andy Jordan

Projects love metrics. The very essence of tracking progress is comparing actual measures with expected results. But how does that translate to PMOs? Do we need comparable metrics at that level?

Build Your PMO Consulting Skills

by Laura Burford

Is a PMO an internal consulting operation? Are there differences as well as similarities between a consulting firm and a PMO? Can people working in a PMO learn from external consultants (and vice versa)? This author says yes.

Kick-Start Your PMO

by Carleton Chinner

A solid understanding of the PMO position and purpose will provide you with the insight needed to articulate specific, business-oriented goals and objectives. Learn how to take your PMO from entry-level basics to all-star performer.

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Project/Program Introduction - Appreciate your kind HELP !!!  Ganesh Srinivasan  Feb 27, '17 3:48 PM 
PM Roles differentiated by level of engagment  Michael Clark  Feb 27, '17 3:44 PM 
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Lessons Learned Database management  Aman Jain  Feb 24, '17 10:09 AM  14 
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How do I improve my Business Communication - especially in Writting ? - Appreciate your help !  Ganesh Srinivasan  Jan 30, '17 1:21 PM 
“Issues” and “Issue Log”, a decisive component of Risk Mgmt., Comm. Plan, Conflict Mgmt., or PMBOK’s entirety?  Scott Keaton  Jan 29, '17 1:39 PM 
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